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    • Five Beloved Stories by O. Henry

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    O. Henry wrote over 600 short stories. We have chosen five that seem outstanding examples of the short story art form. Stories like "The Gift of the Magi;" "The Cop and the Anthem;" "Man about Town;" "A Cosmopolite in a Cafe" and "Mammon and the Archer."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad for $.69

    • By Anonymous User on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Great American Short Story Collection

    • 40 Outstanding Tales by American Writers
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    A thoroughly engaging collection of great classic tales by the very best American authors. 1. 'From Beyond' by H. P. Lovecraft 2. 'The Mysterious Card and the Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett 3. 'Pigs Is Pigs' by Ellis Parker Butler 4. 'The Club of One-Eyed Men' by Arthur Somers Roche 5. 'Afterward' by Edith Wharton 6. 'The Furnished Room' by O. Henry 7. 'A Descent into the Maelström' by Edgar Allan Poe 8. 'Regret' by Kate Chopin 9. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft 10. 'The Dumb Man' by Sherwood Anderson

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying voice

    • By Victoria on 08-24-15

    Regular price: $92.96

    • O. Henry: Complete Short Stories Collection

    • By: O. Henry, William Sydney Porter
    • Narrated by: Bob Thomley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 111

    O. Henry's short stories are well known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and clever twist endings. This collection includes "The Last Leaf", "The Love Philter of Ikey Schoenstein", "The Caliph", "Cupid and the Clock", "The Brief Debut of Tildy", "The Higher Abdication", "The Ransom of Red Chief", "One Dollar’s Worth", "Cupid a la Carte", "Girl", "Springtime a la Carte", "The Ethics of Pig", "The Social Triangle", "Witches Loaves", "The Romace of the Buys Broker", and more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mis-named: This is not a complete collection

    • By Loren on 03-20-13

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Gift of the Magi

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Cindy Hardin Killavey
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    O. Henry wrote many stories, but this, the story of two "ultimate gifts", is his most famous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well

    • By Empowerment on 12-19-08

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Holiday Classics by O. Henry

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren, Oliver Wyman, Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    When it comes to the holidays, no story captures the true spirit of giving like O. Henry’s classic "The Gift of the Magi". And in celebration of the season, Audie Award® winners Katherine Kellgren, Oliver Wyman, and Jonathan Davis bring to life this timeless Christmas tale, plus two more of O. Henry’s holiday gems: "The Cop and the Anthem" and "The Last Leaf".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three well-narrated classic tales

    • By Jim Hall on 12-22-13

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Ransom of Red Chief

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    In the first tale, we follow two workmen on an intriguing journey to Coney Island, where the heartsick and disgruntled Tobin has his palm read. Who knew that palmistry could be so unpredictable? Secondly, a tale of kidnapping gone awry. A little boy, self proclaimed "Red Chief", is taken from his home, and has so much fun he never wants to go back, much to the chagrin of the kidnappers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Two O. Henry stories

    • By Jim Hall on 12-22-13

    Regular price: $0.83

    • Cabbages and Kings

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    O. Henry wove several stories together into this highly episodic narrative, taking his title and inspiration from Lewis Carroll's ballad of the walrus and the carpenter in Through the Looking-Glass. The stories are set in the fictional country of Anchuria in Central America, a banana republic where larceny is rampant and revolution lurking in every impoverished back alley. O. Henry offers a cutting satire of contemporary politics and prejudices.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully Read!

    • By Rina A. Stein on 01-12-07

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The World's Best Classic Short Stories

    • By: O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful group of short stories

    • By Ken Larsen on 02-04-15

    Regular price: $54.54

    • The American Experience

    • A Collection of Great American Stories
    • By: Mark Twain, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kate Chopin, and others
    • Narrated by: George Vafiandis, Ralph Cosham, Sean Pratt
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Ten superbly narrated stories that help explain America by America's best writers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An outstanding collection of classics

    • By D. Littman on 03-07-04

    Regular price: $24.95

    • O. Henry Short Stories, Vol. 1

    • By: O. Henry, William Sydney Porter
    • Narrated by: Bob Thomley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    O. Henry's short stories are well known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization and clever twist endings.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great book at a great price

    • By Robert on 08-24-12

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Memoirs of a Yellow Dog

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A yellow dog narrates his escape from his camembert-cheese-scented New York mistress to a new life in the Rocky Mountains... taking her long suffering husband with him.

    Regular price: $2.17

    • Fireside Tales

    • Sixty Short Stories of Ghosts, Mysteries, Crimes and Puzzles
    • By: O. Henry, H. P. Lovecraft, W. F. Harvey, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    An enthralling collection of creepy and mysterious stories. From classic detective stories to spine-tingling horror and scary ghost stories, these tales will make your flesh crawl.... 1. 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain. 2. 'The Silver Mask' by Hugh Walpole. 3. 'The Cactus' by O. Henry. 4. 'Dead of Night' by W. F. Harvey. 5. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft. 6. 'Rattle of Bones' by Robert E. Howard. 7. 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry. 8. 'The Magnet' by Barry Pain. 9. 'Pickman’s Model' by H. P. Lovecraft.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book with some great stories

    • By Cynthia on 10-25-17

    Regular price: $92.96

    • The Great Short Story Collection

    • 66 Classic Gems of the Short Story Genre
    • By: Barry Pain, O. Henry, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 26 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The short story is considered to be one of the most challenging genres because of the need for compact plotlines and the ability to conjure up atmosphere and character in a few sentences and to engage the reader instantly. This collection presents 66 of the greatest examples of the genre - many of them well known, some hidden literary treasures, all of them exquisite examples of the short story at its finest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved listening to the different stories.

    • By Laura Ridley on 01-23-17

    Regular price: $72.30

    • The Four Million

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Walter Zimmerman, Jim Roberts, Cindy Hardin Killavey, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The Four Million was written in 1906 when roughly four million people lived in New York City. It opens with a reference to Ward McAllister's "assertion that there were only "400" people in New York City who were really worth noticing.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Classic American Short Stories, Volume 3

    • By: Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Shirley Jackson, and others
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    No nation has ever achieved the literary diversity of America. From nativist humor to immigrant triumph, Americans have recorded their visions and hopes better than anyone

    Regular price: $16.80

    • WDA Classics Presents O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: W.B. Ward
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    A short but wonderful story of Christmas. Dive into this heart-warming tale of two people in love; both are willing to make a personal sacrifice in order to provide happiness for the other.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Christmas Novel

    • By Devon on 09-19-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • A Classic Tales Christmas

    • By: O. Henry, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    All of your favorite Christmas stories in one fantastic collection. From heartfelt stories such as O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" to tales of mystery from G. K. Chesterton and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Here is a treasure trove of tales from some of the best writers in the world, narrated by the voice of the Classic Tales: B.J. Harrison. Each story is presented unabridged.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent if you Understand What These Are

    • By Jason Ellinger on 05-29-18

    Regular price: $11.19

    • The Gift of the Magi and The Last Leaf

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    A poor young couple demonstrates the meaning of love and self-sacrifice in the Christmas Classic, "The Gift of the Magi". Also included is "The Last Leaf". This tale follows a young woman artist who is stricken with pneumonia. She watches the leafy vine opposite her window with hollow eyes, and she determines to stay alive until the last leaf falls. O. Henry, always a master with the surprise ending, delivers two fine tales of his beloved New York City.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not what you think it is.

    • By Martha on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $0.69

    • The Very Best of O. Henry

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    O. Henry, the pseudonym of the American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), is best known for writing stories full of wit, wordplay, and warm characterizations, and particularly for their clever twist endings. This volume contains 20 of O. Henry's best and best-loved stories. They are marked by coincidence and surprise endings as well as the compassion and high humor that have made O. Henry's stories popular for the last century.

    Regular price: $19.59

    • More Classic American Short Stories

    • By: Ambrose Bierce, Kate Chopin, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Here are eight stories from master American writers of the 19th century. They vary from sinister tales by Ambrose Bierce - why is that window boarded up? - and a reflective moment in the life of a woman without children, but forced to look after children, to classic short stories by O. Henry and Stephen Crane. There is even an elegiac description of an eclipse by James Fenimore Cooper, author of The Last of the Mohicans.

    Regular price: $9.95

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